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German parliamentary delegation to visit Bangladesh on Feb 22-26

Published : 19 Feb 2023 10:15 PM | Updated : 20 Feb 2023 12:24 PM

A delegation of six German parliament members will pay an official visit to Bangladesh from 22 to 26 February to foster the strong ties between the two nations further.

During the visit, the delegation will meet representatives of the legislative and executive organs of Bangladesh as well as a variety of members of civil society and business circles, the German embassy in Dhaka said on Sunday. 

The German lawmakers will discuss with their Bangladeshi counterparts various issues of mutual concern, including the deepening of the 50-year-long bilateral relations, politics, climate change, human rights, trade, migration, development cooperation and women empowerment.

 The delegation consists of Renate Künast from the Social Democratic Party and Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the German Parliament; and, an MP from Alternative for Germany.

Renate Künast, also a former Minister of the German Government, will lead the delegation consisting German lawmakers - Dr. André Hahn, Paul Lehrieder, Ria Schröder, Andreas Larem and Dr. Malte Kaufmann.

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